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“We did a lot of fact checking, but actually we wound up writing about very little,” factcheck.org’s Eugene Kieley told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.
The New Jersey Legislature is expected to send Gov. Chris Christie a bill increasing the minimum wage after the Assembly takes a final technical vote on Monday.
The measure passed 23-16 without a single Republican vote in the affirmative.
Increasing the minimum wage was identified as a Democratic legislative priority for the year, and the different approach being taken by the Senate leader could bubble over into a feud between the legislative leaders.
The federal government has all but ruled out a cost of living adjustment for the coming year. It’s the second year in a row benefits have remained frozen at their current level.